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BSB41415 - Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety

Course Details

Course Summary

This qualification is suitable for people working in a Work Health and Safety (WHS) role who work to provide leadership and guidance to others and have some limited responsibility for the output of others. The qualification reflects the role of workers who apply a broad knowledge base and well developed skills in a wide variety of contexts and may include WHS coordinators and WHS officers.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. Preferred pathways for students entering this qualification include: BSB30712 Certificate III in Work Health and Safety OR a Work Health and Safety Officer course oOR other relevant Certificate III qualifications OR Vocational experience in work health and safety roles without a formal qualification.

Course Details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Fees
Full Fee $2,500.00 (2020)
Fee for service per unit $250.00 (2020)
For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
How to Apply Please Enquire or Apply Now
Study Area
  • Business, Accounting and Law
Skill Area
  • Business Services
AQF Level Level 4: Certificate IV

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Possible job opportunities could include Work Health and Safety Coordinator, Work Health and Safety Officer or Workplace Health and Safety Administrator.

Course Structures

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete 5 core units
  2. Complete 5 elective units

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

Select a course structure below to view the delivery details , including the different study modes offered for each structure.

Standard Course Structure

12 months

  • RPL/RCC/Credit
  • Mixed Mode
  • Online
Core

Students studying ONLINE are encouraged to enrol in up to three competencies (one cluster) at a time.

BSBWHS404 Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS402 Assist with compliance with WHS laws More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS405 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS403 Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS406 Assist with responding to incidents More Information Training.gov Details
Elective
BSBWHS408 Assist with effective WHS management of contractors More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS510 Contribute to implementing emergency procedures More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS410 Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWHS409 Assist with workplace monitoring processes More Information Training.gov Details
BSBWRT401 Write complex documents More Information Training.gov Details

Unit Sequence

Below is the recommended study sequence for this course. Please enrol in your units as per the following order.
Units with the same sequence number should be enrolled into at the same time.
Sequence Unit
1 BSBWHS404 - Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control
1 BSBWHS402 - Assist with compliance with WHS laws
1 BSBWHS405 - Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS management systems
2 BSBWHS403 - Contribute to implementing and maintaining WHS consultation and participation processes
2 BSBWHS406 - Assist with responding to incidents
2 BSBWHS408 - Assist with effective WHS management of contractors
3 BSBWHS510 - Contribute to implementing emergency procedures
3 BSBWHS410 - Contribute to work-related health and safety measures and initiatives
3 BSBWHS409 - Assist with workplace monitoring processes
3 BSBWRT401 - Write complex documents


Course Assessment Information

RPL - Students who have previous informal and formal learning need to advise their trainer/assessor prior to enrolment. If the student wishes to apply for an RPL they need to apply to the RPL Centre.
Credit transfer - If credit for relevant formal qualifications is sought, then the process will be actioned after the student has enrolled in at least one unit of competency as directed by the relevant trainer/assessor. The Trainer/Assessor will work with the student on their credit transfer application, and provide advice and support as necessary.
Assessment Types
Written/Electronic Assessment
RPL
Course Learning Outcomes
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Domestic 2019 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

Online
February: Part Time
March: Part Time
April: Part Time
May: Part Time
June: Part Time
July: Part Time
August: Part Time
September: Part Time
October: Part Time
November: Part Time
Mixed Mode
Mixed Mode includes a combination of online learning activities and compulsory site-specific attendance at residential schools and/or workshops.
June: Part Time
July: Part Time
November: Part Time
For individual class days and times for each intake please check the TAFE Timetable located here
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BSB41415 - Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety has been superseded by and is equivalent to BSB41419 - Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety